[solved] Different scales in Paper Space

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[solved] Different scales in Paper Space

Post by kgroover » Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:41 pm

How do I get different scales in Paper space? I am trying to draw up some plans for a house renovation. I have the plan that I have drawn 1:1. I have an A1 paper with 1:50 from the drawing preferences. Does this mean that the plan on an A1 sized paper is 1:50?
I want to create a drawing with a 1:50 plan and 1:100 location plan. How do I do this? Do I have to do the plan then make the location plan half the size in Model Space? I'm confused.

I am new to QCAD but familiar with AutoCAD.

I've looked for the answer but can't seem to find it, so apologies if this has already been answered.
Thank you
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Re: Different scales in Paper Space

Post by andrew » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:07 pm

Please refer to this brief tutorial about viewports and post back if you have any follow-up questions:
https://qcad.org/en/tutorial-working-wi ... -viewports

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Re: Different scales in Paper Space

Post by kgroover » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:56 pm

Thanks andrew

I have looked at this page. It explains how to create viewports but not how to scale the drawing within them individually. How do I do this?

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Re: Different scales in Paper Space

Post by Husky » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:31 pm

kgroover wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:56 pm
... but not how to scale the drawing within them individually. How do I do this?
New Viewport:
When you launch the "Add Viewport" tool an option bar pops up - just determine the scale or rotation.

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Existing Viewport:
Select the Viewport and adjust within the "Property Editor" the scale to your needs.

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Re: Different scales in Paper Space

Post by kgroover » Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:10 pm

That is a great help Husky!!
Thanks so much

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